Thai News Summary

The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- National— On April 19th, 2024, Ms. Paetongtarn Shinawatra, the Chairwoman of the National Committee on Soft Power Development, held the 4th National Soft Power Development Committee Meeting 2024. The discussion focused on developing the potential of Read more
Published 3 hours ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- National— On April 19th, 2024, Mr. Parnpree Bahiddha-nukara, the Deputy Thai Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, held an online conference with the ambassadors in Tel Aviv, Israel, Tehran, Iran, and Amman, Jordan, regarding the Read more
Published 3 hours ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Pattaya— On April 19th, 2024, Pattaya local media reported that many Thai and foreign tourists filed police reports after their belongings were stolen during Wan Lai Pattaya 2024 on Pattaya Beach, Pattaya. According to the police Read more
Published 5 hours ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Pattaya— At 2:06 PM, on April 20th, 2024, Pattaya tourist police arrested a transgender person who allegedly threw a glass bottle at a foreign tourist in Soi Buakhao, Pattaya, on April 16th. According to the police Read more
Published 6 hours ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security will introduce a “host family” programme next month, offering financial support to people who take care of poor elderly friends and family, according to minister Varawut Silpa-archa said yesterday. Read more
Published 7 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
SUPHAN BURI: At least 65 children were diagnosed with rotavirus after joining a foam party celebrating the Songkran festival in Muang district. Read more
Published 8 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
PATTANI: Fifteen illegal migrants from Myanmar, one of them an engineer, were arrested along with two Thai drivers following a police chase in this southern border province on Saturday. Read more
Published 8 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
PHUKET - Beneath the surface of the turquoise waters off a beach on this southern resort island, divers laboriously collect abandoned fishing gear, much of it made from plastic, that is tangled on coral and trapping sea life. Read more
Published 8 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
PHUKET - Beneath the surface of the turquoise waters off a beach on this southern resort island, divers laboriously collect abandoned fishing gear, much of it made from plastic, that is tangled on coral and trapping sea life. Read more
Published 8 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
65 children in Suphan Buri province have been treated in hospitals in the province since Wednesday, after falling ill with a high fever, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea, after attending Songkran... The post 65 children fell ill after attending Songkran activities Read more
Published 9 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
The Thai military and authorities are intensifying efforts to protect civilians along the Thai-Myanmar border, aiming to help Myanmar nationals seeking humanitarian aid while also preventing the spillover of violence into Thailand. Read more
Published 9 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
The Department of Science Services has advised consumers that paper-wrapped fried chicken may be contaminated with carcinogenic substances from the wrapping paper. Responding to a report on social media, Dr.... The post Consumers advised to be cautious when eating paper-wrapped Read more
Published 10 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
Chiang Mai police arrested two men yesterday and recovered more than 36 million baht in cash at a condominium room and from two other locations in Muang district. Police said... The post Two men arrested in Chiang Mai with over Read more
Published 11 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
Fierce fighting flared up today in Myawaddy township, close to Thailand’s Mae Sot district in Tak province, between anti-junta Karen rebels and Myanmar forces, forcing about 1,200 Myanmar civilians to... The post 1,200 people escape Myawaddy into Mae Sot today Read more
Published 12 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
Headache, constipation and cramps top the list of common symptoms experienced during the hot season in Thailand, according to the Department of Health’s latest survey. Meanwhile, the Thai Meteorological Department... The post 'Headache' tops list of symptoms in hot season Read more
Published 12 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
CHIANG MAI: A drug smuggler was arrested and more than 14 million speed pills were seized in Mae Taeng district in the early hours of Saturday. Read more
Published 13 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Veteran politician and former cabinet minister Thawee Kraikupt died at the age of 84 at Siriraj Hospital. Read more
Published 15 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
After more than 1,000 tons of carcinogenic cadmium waste from Tak went missing, concerns are growing that loopholes in Thailand’s hazardous waste controls could be fatal. Exposure to cadmium and... The post Cadmium scandal sheds light on loopholes in Thai Read more
Published 17 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
If you would like to take a step back in time, to explore the charm of Siam during the King Rama V era, Bang Khun Phrom Palace, one of the... The post Bang Khun Phrom Palace - a former royal Read more
Published 18 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
House Speaker Wan Muhamad Noor Matha on Friday backed a recommendation made by the charter referendum study panel that three referenda should be held if the entire charter is to be amended. Read more
Published 20 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Plans by senators to go overseas on trips costing millions of baht have come under fire as their terms end on May 10. Read more
Published 21 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Plans by senators to go overseas on trips costing millions of baht have come under fire as their terms end on May 10. Read more
Published 21 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
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Published 21 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Defence Minister Sutin Klungsang has shrugged off rumours that he will lose his cabinet portfolio in an imminent cabinet reshuffle, saying he could live with whatever decision is made. Read more
Published 21 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin says Pol Gen Surachate Hakparn, aka "Big Joke", who is suspected of involvement in a high-profile money-laundering case, will be treated fairly after he signed an order suspending him from duty. Read more
Published 21 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
More than 130 subjects taught in Thai universities have been ranked in the 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject, up from 110 subjects last year. Read more
Published 21 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Himalayan giant honey bees have been found in Thailand for the first time, prompting experts to proclaim the find was proof the country has a perfect ecological system for rare species. Read more
Published 21 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Police have raided five e-cigarette shops near universities and communities in Bangkok and seized 10,000 e-cigarettes worth three million baht. Read more
Published 22 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Police have raided five e-cigarette shops near universities and communities in Bangkok and seized 10,000 e-cigarettes worth three million baht. Read more
Published 22 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
The government is closely monitoring the situation between Israel and Iran to prepare for the possible evacuation of Thai nationals from both countries. Read more
Published 23 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Thailand is considering offering more humanitarian aid to Myanmar citizens as Asean has expressed concern about a recent escalation of conflict between the Myanmar military and rebel forces. Read more
Published 23 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
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Published 1 day ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- National— At 5:30 PM, on April 18th, 2024, Pol. Gen. Kittirat Phanphet, the acting commissioner general of the Royal Thai Police, publicly revealed the suspension of Pol. Gen. Surachet Hakparn after the investigative committee deliberated that Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Yala— At 12:00 AM, on April 19th, 2024, Bannang Sata police officers received a report of a group of southern criminals reportedly firing shots at a Bannang Sata police officer in Bannang Sata, Yala . The Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Bangkok— At 1:00 AM, on April 19th, 2024, Minburi police officers received a report of a Myanmar worker found dead inside a water tank on the top roof of an apartment in Minburi, Bangkok. Minburi police Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Bangkok— At 10:00 PM, on April 18th, 2024, Thai metropolitan investigative police captured a French mastermind who was allegedly involved in the kidnap and ransom scheme of a millionaire’s daughter at a hotel in Silom, Bang Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Pattaya — A Vietnamese tourist was reunited with her lost iPhone thanks to the kindness of a good Samaritan and police officers in Pattaya. The female tourist, who was preparing to return to Bangkok, realized her Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Pattaya — Pattaya police reunited a lost 4-year-old girl with her parents during the Songkran festival in Na Klua on Thursday, April 18th, 2024. The incident unfolded when the young girl, identified as Nong A, became Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Pattaya — Pattaya Tourist Police arrested a Thai female pickpocket who stole from foreign tourists during the Songkran festival celebrations on Walking Street. At 2:46 AM on April 19th, 2024, Pattaya Tourist Police officers apprehended Ms. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Sattahip, Chonburi — A Thai tourist from Chiang Mai was smacked in the head with the blunt end of a pistol at the Nong Chap Tao Temple in Sattahip, Chonburi, Thursday night reportedly for just dancing Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Pattaya — The Wan Lai Festival, also known as the Big Day of Songkran, kicked off yesterday, April 19th, transforming the city’s world-famous beachfront into a lively spectacle of water splashing. The atmosphere along Pattaya Beach Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Pattaya News
Two men are in custody after breaking into a house in Chiang Mai and stealing cash and assets worth more than 76 million baht, police said on Friday. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin met local authorities in Phuket on Friday to follow up on construction plans aimed at alleviating traffic congestion in the island province. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
A traffic police officer, who suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a car while directing traffic during the Songkran break, has undergone a second operation on his skull... The post Traffic police officer still on life support after Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
A group of investors led by a Dubai-based real estate developer is in talks to build a mixed-use tower in Thailand that may vie for the title of the world’s tallest building, according to Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
SURAT THANI: A 49-year-old Polish man died after jumping from a cellular tower in Chaiya district of this southern province on Friday morning. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
BURIRAM, April 19 (TNA) – A Taiwanese woman has flown in to assist in the makeup of the deceased in Thailand, much to the delight of the local community. Miss Chou Yi Hua, also known as Emma, aged 33, from Read more
Published 1 day ago
A son of a deputy minister has been sentenced to two months in jail, suspended for two years, for charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and obstructing police duty. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Former deputy prime minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has criticised a large group of senators who are planning overseas study trips before the end of their terms in office and has urged... The post Ex-deputy PM criticises senators’ planned European study trips Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
The Oil Fuel Fund Office (OFFO) is preparing to propose fund utilization to keep retail diesel prices not exceeding 30 baht per liter. Read more
Published 1 day ago
The diesel price is expected to increase by one baht, to 31.44 baht/litre, from tomorrow, unless the Fuel Fund Executive Committee decides to absorb the increase, fully or partially. At... The post Diesel price to rise by one baht per Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
Thailand’s triangular political equilibrium rests on many things, and one of the most important foundations can be the most unpredictable. Thaksin Shinawatra, wielding one of the country’s biggest political influences... The post Thaksin’s most complicated mission ever first appeared on Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
The Palang Pracharath party will play host for a joint meeting of coalition parties this month, but the event has nothing to do with a cabinet reshuffle, Prime Minister Srettha... The post Palang Pracharath to host joint meeting of governing Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
The son of a deputy minister was given a suspended jail term, had his driver’s license suspended for six months, was ordered to perform 12 hours of community and fined... The post Deputy Minister’s son gets suspended sentence for drunk Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
A French woman has been arrested at a hotel in Bangkok on suspicion of masterminding a plot to abduct the daughter of a prominent businesswoman in exchange for a 200-million-baht ransom. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
During summer, millions of butterflies of various species take flight from the forests to greet tourists visiting the Lam Chae Dam area in Nakhon Ratchasima province. Read more
Published 1 day ago
A suspect linked to the murder of a young Thai woman who was found stabbed to death in London is believed to have fled abroad, according to UK media reports. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
The legislative assembly of New York State has adopted a resolution designating Songkran as an important cultural event for the Asian-American community in the state. The resolution, proposed by Steven... The post New York officially recognises Songkran as an important Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
Iran’s state media reported explosions in the central province of Isfahan Friday, as US media quoted officials saying Israel had carried out retaliatory strikes on its arch-rival. Air defence systems... The post Explosions in Iran, US media reports Israeli strikes Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
The acting national police chief has signed an order to suspend Pol. Gen. Surachate "Big Joke" Hakparn and four subordinates from police duties following criminal proceedings. Read more
Published 1 day ago
India began voting Friday in a six-week election with an all but assured victory for Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as a weakened opposition is pushed to the sidelines.... The post Hindu nationalist Modi the favourite as India votes Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
The post Thai Enquirer News Summary – April 19, 2024 appeared first on Thai Enquirer. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai Enquirer
The Pheu Thai-led government's digital handout scheme could exhaust the country's capacity to handle large-scale emergencies, claims the main opposition Move Forward Party (MFP). Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra may return home under a similar model used by her brother Thaksin, according to an adviser to the prime minister, Pichit Chuenban. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
‘Exile’ will be the word of the year for Thailand’s democracy in 2024. In March, Jakrapob Penkair, former Thai minister and leader of the Red Shirt movement, returned to Thailand after a 15-year self-imposed exile. He was detained by authorities upon arrival following several Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai Enquirer
The Move Forward Party (MFP) has proposed a bill seeking to punish ministers and state officials who fail to testify before House committees after being summonsed. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Foreign affairs: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit Thailand from April 24 to 29, government spokesman Chai Wacharonke said yesterday. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
The cabinet will acknowledge next week the government's position to hold three referenda as a requisite for amending the entire charter, says Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Phumtham Wechayachai. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post

 

 

 

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